<— Last coin ----------     What I Like About Ancient Coins     ---------- Next coin —>
Last coin thumbnail   Next coin thumbnail

A silver denarius of the empress Faustina Junior, with a reverse showing Salus seated Coin Type: Silver denarius of Faustina Junior, 147-176 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, 161-175 CE.
Size and Weight: 17mm x 20mm, 2.80g
Draped bust right, wearing a stephane.
Reverse: SALVS
Salus seated three quarters left, holding out a patera with right hand to feed a snake which rises from an altar. Legs crossed. left elbow rests on arm of throne.
Provenance: Aegean Numismatics (Vcoins), August 2006
Ref: RCV (2002) 5262; RIC III Marcus Aurelius 714
BW Ref: 022 024 084
Click on the picture for a larger scale view of the coin

The content of this page was last updated on 28 April 2008